4-H and Youth

Hand Washing Curriculum

Program: The Germs Stop Here!

Activity: Germ Bug Hand-Washing

Time: 45-55 Minutes

Ages: All Ages

Use: Classrooms, Civic and Youth Club Programs or Camp Assemblies

Goal: to educate participants on proper hand-washing techniques, when it is important to wash your hands, and how to reduce the amount of germs spread.
1) Participants will learn the 6 times to always wash your hands
2) Participants will learn the 5 steps of effective hand-washing
3) Participants will learn where germs gather on their hands, and where they miss when washing
4) Participants will learn steps to reduce the spreading of germs by coughing/sneezing in their elbows